Cheap Flight Deals From Mexico City (MEX) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO) Starting at $272

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Airfares from $272 One Way, $564 Round Trip from Mexico City to Rio de Janeiro

Prices starting at $564 for return flights and $272 for one-way flights to Rio de Janeiro were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Rio de Janeiro from Mexico City

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Flying from Mexico City to Rio De Janeiro

Flights from Mexico City

Mexico City provides a stunning blend of modern and traditional Mexican life. When you're flying on cheap flights from Mexico City with Orbitz.com, you'll be travelling from the Benito Juarez International Airport. The airport is approximately 8 miles from the city center, and offers flights to cities across North America, South America and Asia. Aeromexico's central hub is located at the airport's main address, Cap. Piloto Aviador Carlos León, Peñón de Los Baños, along with international airlines including Air Canada, Air France, Alaskan Air, American Airlines and British Airways.

Parking at the Airport

Long-term parking is available at off-site locations for a fee that varies by location. Each of these sites provides shuttle bus service to and from the airport itself. Guests looking to drop off flyers or park for a short term can use the parking garages located at the airport's two terminals. Parking charges at the terminals range from 25 to 50 Mexican pesos per hour, or approximately $2 to $4.

Mexico City Airport Transportation

Transportation to the airport is available through taxi services, the local subway and the city bus. Taxi services charge by time and distance, and rates from the city center typically run up to approximately 100 pesos, or $8. The subway provides quick access to the city center with continuing routes to other parts of Mexico City, and each metro ticket costs a mere 3 pesos. The subway can be extremely crowded during the busy morning and evening hours. Bus service is available from outlying cities to the airport, with fees varying based on your destination. Let Orbitz.com be your planner when you are looking to budget travel expenses along with your accommodations and flights.

Dining Options at the Airport

Dining options at the airport range from standard fast-food fare, including burgers and smoothies, to traditional Mexican cuisines. Restaurants are located near the small rail service that links the two terminals of the airport, and prices range from 50 to 250 pesos, or approximately $4 to $20, for most dishes. Several 7-Eleven locations provide cheap snacks, and travelers can stop in at Bar 21 or Baron Rojo for a drink and warm food while waiting for their cheap flights from Mexico City.

Galeão International Airport

Planning a trip can often be a confusing task. Knowing how to locate the best deals in travel can be difficult, especially if you are on a budget. For the travel planner looking to locate flights to Rio de Janeiro, Orbitz.com can help locate the best deals. The Galeão International Airport is located 12 miles north of downtown Rio de Janeiro. Twenty different airlines render services to the airport to more than 26 domestic locations and 24 international destinations.

Transportation From the Airport

Rio offers several methods for getting around the city. The urban transportation system is available for a flat rate depending on the destination. The airport offers complementary shuttle service to many hotels within the city, and Orbitz.com can help individuals locate car rental agencies in the area. Many rentals are available within the main concourse for convenience. Taxi services are often the best method of travel while in Rio. Fees are charged based on the distance traveled.

Weather in Rio de Janeiro

The warmest month of the year in Rio de Janeiro is February, when temperatures average in the high 80s. The coolest month is in July, when temperatures are in the mid- to low 70s. The city has a very temperate climate year-round, which makes it an excellent vacation spot.

Things to Do in Rio

Visitors to Rio will find plenty of things to do and see. The Botanical Gardens are open every day and feature one of the most exotic gardens in the area, which is home to a wide variety of species of wildlife and plants. Ipanema Beach is ideal for those who want to get some sun. The beach offers hiking, swimming, boating, fishing and a variety of other water activities. Orbitz.com can assist in locating flights to Rio de Janeiro, and securing other travel arrangements.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Mexico City to Rio de Janeiro now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about quarantine and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Mexico City to Rio de Janeiro.
What is the shortest flight from Mexico City to Rio de Janeiro?
Pick your favorite seat, because you’ll be planted on it for at least 10 hours and 35 minutes. This is the quickest possible flight time from Benito Juárez Intl. Airport to Galeão Intl. Airport
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Rio de Janeiro?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Rio de Janeiro have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Rio de Janeiro with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Rio de Janeiro without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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